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Modus Operandi Cellars

Opens in 4 min: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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First Class

We have had the opportunity to visit Napa many times and have enjoyed some of the best wineries in... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Exploration643349
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Great Experience

My wife and I had a great experience at Modus Operandi. Caitlyn was pleasant, knowledgeable and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
SparkeyCD
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3125 St. Helena Hwy, St. Helena, CA 94574-9706
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We spent 7 days throughout the various AVAs in Sonoma County and Napa County. In that time, we did 10+ wine tastings / tours. One of the wine tastings I really wanted to try was this $85 / person tasting for what was rated as...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Clarence C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have had the opportunity to visit Napa many times and have enjoyed some of the best wineries in the valley. My wife and I both agree that Modus Operandi ranks amongst the best. Price adjusted, it is perhaps the best winery in Napa. You...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Exploration643349
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I had a great experience at Modus Operandi. Caitlyn was pleasant, knowledgeable and the wines were excellent. We became wine club members but never felt obligated to do so like you sometimes feel at other tastings. We look forward to our shipment...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SparkeyCD
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spoiler alert - there are no coffee mugs or calendars for sale in the Brasswood tasting room. However, if your M.O. in Napa is to sit down instead of fighting for a place at a crowded counter, enjoy several great varietals each with a unique...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bluedogTX
Reviewed 1 week ago

Let me start with Caitlyn is fantastic. She was very nice and held a very good conversation. Just be sure to temper expectations. This is purely an hour-long conversation about the Modus wine. There is no estate and the caves are full of the Basswood...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Jason M, Owner at Modus Operandi Cellars, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

This experience is not marketed as a "tour" and that word is not listed anywhere on the site or in the description of the "wine tasting". Pulled directly from the site: Our classic experience… "Super laid back and unpretentious… relax in a beautiful and private...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our wine tasting with Caitlyn and loved hearing the story how Jason got started. He worked hard to achieve his goal. The wine is fantastic, and we loved it so much, we joined the wine club.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RScrivner
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great tasting experience with winemaker Jason at Modus! Loved hearing his story and how he got his start. Wonderful wines coming from this small production winery, definitely worth a visit!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank thebrookeblend
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had our tasting with Caitlyn and the entire experience exceeded our expectations. This was a fairly impromptu trip to Napa so I had to make last minute reservations to most of the wineries we visited. Caitlyn could not fit us in on the Sunday we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank YongStarRunner
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing people with amazing stories and amazing wine! Had a great visit. Joined he wine club and know we got a great deal. Highly recommend visiting Jason and the Modus team when in wine country!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Roam18480376462
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had an amazing tasting with Caitlyn and Jason. We have experienced many tastings and this is by far our most enjoyable anywhere in the world - the wines are fantastic and coupled with an intimate experience & great hospitality, I really...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from RonKaminer | Reviewed this property |
It's a small boutique winery ....there is a cab for 55 bucks ...but it goes up fro. There .. a Syrah for 80 another cab for 110 a sauv Blanc for 45 ...great wines but not cheap ...restaurant is very good .
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Response from lgross1 | Reviewed this property |
Modus reds are amazing. Each red has its own personality. I’m a red snob and theirs are the best.
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